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Re: The Vocabulary, Schema.org governance, etc.

From: Guha <guha@google.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:58 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPAGhv8-P+n1z7+DiVXJWJ6yeJu1=QGK857BNfqDV7Ynv=x53Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>, W3C Vocabularies <public-vocabs@w3.org>
I will certainly come to the TPAC in Santa Clara (assuming no emergency
takes me out of town, etc.). Would it make sense to have a vocabulary or
schema.org related session/track?

I would be happy to come talk to the Social WG.

guha



On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 2:59 AM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <
perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:

> On 09/22/2014 11:15 AM, Peter Mika wrote:
> > Hi Renato, All,
> >
> > Just like Guha, I want to start out by saying how much we appreciate
> > everyone's input and your concern for the growth of the
> > Linked/Data/Semantic Web.
> >
> > The same passion for the Web drove us to start schema.org, and from the
> > beginning we realized that yes, if we create any original text as part
> > of the schema, even if it's just a couple of words, we would own the
> > copyright to it. Exactly for this reason, we are going to great length
> > trying to 'disown' schema.org <http://schema.org/> so that publishers
> > (and really anyone else) can feel completely safe to use it and build on
> > it. The two ways of disowning that we could come up with and implemented
> > so far:
> >
> > #1 A Creative Commons copyright license
> > #2 Our commitment to the W3C Patent Policy
> >
> > The last schema.org TOS update was in fact adding #2.
> >
> > We really hope this is sufficient for everyone to freely use and build
> > upon schema.org. However, we welcome your input on what other steps we
> > could take!
> Hi Peter,
>
> We currently discuss using schema.org for our work in W3 Social Web WG
> http://www.w3.org/2013/socialweb/social-wg-charter.html
>
> Face to face meeting during TPAC will most likely also include relevant
> conversation. Some of WG members voiced various concerns about building
> on top of schema.org, especially that no one representing any of
> schema.org sponsor organizations participates in Social Web WG process.
>
> I would find it super helpful if at least one of the W3C members who
> co-leads schema.org effort could joint that TPAC session.
> 27&28 October 2014, Santa Clara http://www.w3.org/2014/11/TPAC/
>
> Thank you!
> ☮ elf Pavlik ☮
>
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